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Barriers to HIV testing among people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds Archive
People Involved: Susan Kippax

This project investigates the reasons for delayed HIV testing, particularly among people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. The project has two components, one quantitative, the other qualitative. The quantitative component collects demographic and socio-economic data, along…

Barriers to, and enablers of, embedding the management and care of viral hepatitis in primary care settings Archive

Funding Agency: NSW Ministry of Health (BRISE)
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Max Hopwood

A review of the national and international peer-reviewed and grey literature was conducted to identify the barriers to, and enablers of, embedding the care and management of hepatitis B and hepatitis C in each of the six priority primary care settings, namely Aboriginal Community Controlled Health…

Cancer among Aboriginal people: pilot study Archive

Funding Agency: Cancer Council Australia
People Involved: Susan Kippax, Christy Newman

A qualitative pilot study was funded by the Cancer Council Australia to develop and test research tools for a larger study on cancer among Aboriginal people in New South Wales. This pilot study established working relationships with key Aboriginal organisations, including the Aboriginal Health and…

Characterising behaviours associated with hepatitis C transmission and protection and the impact of prevention measures on incident infection among prisoners: risk of hepatitis C in prison Archive

Funding Agency: NHMRC Partnership Project Grant, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
People Involved: Carla Treloar

The literature concerning risk environments for blood-borne virus transmission within prisons is small, and no research has been conducted in Australian settings. Some work in other countries has highlighted the limitations of epidemiological data in understanding the social relationships…

Chemical Practices: Drug Enhancement and Experimentation Current

Funding Agency: Australian Research Council Discovery Project
People Involved: Toby Lea

The use of drugs for a wide range of purposes is an increasingly prominent feature of pharmaceutical markets and lifestyle practices. As pharmaceutical markets expand, the distinction between therapeutic and illicit drugs is put in question. The modification of sexual and gendered experience has…

Community periodic survey of culturally and linguistically diverse communities in Sydney Archive

Funding Agency: NSW Health, Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing
People Involved: Susan Kippax

The aim of this study was to investigate knowledge and perceptions of HIV and the use of health services among the general populations of four ethnic communities in Sydney that have a high prevalence of HIV infection: Thai, Cambodian, Sudanese and Ethiopian. The study investigated people’s…

Community-based Organising against HIV and for Rights among Same-sex Attracted Men in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania Archive

Funding Agency: Norwegian Research Council
People Involved: Peter Aggleton

This project will document, learn from, and contribute to the ongoing evolution of community-based HIV-related work by same-sex attracted men in Dar es Salaam.

Community-based study of undiagnosed HIV and testing (COUNT study) Current

Funding Agency: NHMRC Partnership Project Grant
People Involved: Martin Holt

The COUNT study is designed to provide robust estimates of the prevalence of HIV and undiagnosed infection among gay and bisexual men and identify factors associated with undiagnosed infection. An earlier version of the study was conducted in 2013-14. During 2018, participants of the Sydney Gay…

Comparing the role of takeaways in methadone maintenance treatment in New South Wales and Victoria Archive

Funding Agency: NHMRC Project Grant
People Involved: kylie valentine, Carla Treloar

New South Wales and Victoria have very different policies concerning ‘takeaway’ methadone (methadone consumed at home rather than on clinic or pharmacy premises). This three-year project, funded by the National Health and Medical Research Council, compared these two policy environments…

Couples Who Inject Drugs (CUPID Project) Current

Funding Agency: NHMRC Project Grant
People Involved: Carla Treloar, Joanne Bryant, Jake Rance

The Couples Who Inject Drugs (CUPID) project was funded by the NHMRC and began in 2012. Our interest was to examine, in detail, the experiences of injecting among heterosexual couples.

Couples (sexual partnerships) are an important group to understand. Data derived from surveys of people who…